Lecturer, General Linguistics

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Georgia invites applications for a fulltime Lecturer position. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and should have at least two years of teaching experience, with the ability to offer a range of different courses. The teaching load is 8 courses per year and will include our introductory course in linguistics, undergraduate syntax, and undergraduate or split-level undergraduate/graduate courses in other areas, such as historical linguistics, languages in contact, typology, etc., depending on the areas of expertise of the candidate and the needs of the program.

The appointment will begin on August 1, 2020. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Linguistics in hand at the time of appointment. This position is renewable, based on performance. Promotion to Senior Lecturer is possible after six years of service.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy (no longer than one page), unofficial transcripts of graduate coursework, sample syllabi, copies of course evaluations, and the names and e-mail addresses of three references. Reference providers will be sent an email through the UGAJobs system with instructions on how to submit their letters of recommendation. The application file and reference letters should be submitted online at http://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/119103. Questions related to this position may be directed to Dr. Vera Lee-Schoenfeld, Search Committee Chair at vleesch@uga.edu. To assure full consideration, all application materials should be received by November 1, 2019.

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities (www.georgia.org). UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (https://www.visitathensga.com/; https://www.uga.edu/).

Web address for applications: http://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/119103

Contact Information:

Dr. Vera Lee-Schoenfeld, Search Committee Chair
E-mail: vleesch@uga.edu

Department of Linguistics
University of Georgia
142 Gilbert Hall
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-5099
e-mail: linguistics@uga.edu
website: http://www.linguistics.uga.edu